Title: Families of Georgia, Vermont (Georgia Historical Society, 2001)
Page: Page 19
CallNumber: CS / 71 / C989 1889
Title: Find A Grave, internet
Note: Lucy Stannard Smith Birth: Apr. 28, 1799 Westbrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut Death: Jun. 22, 1874 Diamond Springs El Dorado County California, USA Daughter of Capt. Lay Stannard and his wife, Mercy Dee, Lucy married Ansyl Smith in Saybrook, Connecticut on December 9, 1821. After the birth of their first three children, they headed west to Ohio in a two-horse wagon. More children followed after their arrival in Ohio where the family remained until 1855, when they headed west again--this time to Santa Clara, California. Their known children were: Timothy Edwin, Lucy Cornelia, William Lacy, Sarah Frances, and Mary Emily. ~~~~~~~~ DIED. Mountain View Farm, near Diamond Springs, June 22—Lucy, wife of Ansyl Smith of Santa Clara, 75 years, 1 month and 25 days. --Sacramento Daily Union, (Sacramento, California), Saturday, 04 July 1874 ~~~~~~~~ Mountain View Fruit Farm consisted of about 240 acres of land planted in fruit trees and vines which was in the Smith family. (Biographical information taken from available census and other records, and from "A genealogical history of the descendants of the Rev. Nehemiah Smith of New London County, Conn.: 1638-1888," by Smith, H. Allen, publ. 1889 in New York by Joel Munsell's Sons, and records in the Barbour Collection of CT Vital Records. Transcription of Lucy's grave marker is from an image of same posted at BillionGraves.com.) Note: the book on Nehemiah Smith incorrect gives Lucy's surname as Stanward and states she and Ansyl set out for Ohio in 1812 when they weren't married until 1821. Family links: Parents: Lay Stannard (1768 - 1859) Mercy Dee Stannard (____ - 1844) Spouse: Ansyl Smith (1799 - 1875) Inscription: Lucy, Wife of Ansyl Smith. BORN at Westbrook, Conn. Apr. 28, 1799, DIED June 22, 1874. Burial: Mission City Memorial Park Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, California Created by: Barbara Haines Record added: Oct 13, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 118633890
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